The Greater Access to Defence and Justice Project (GADJET) is a 24-month project that will establish a Public Defenders Office in Kano State. The goal of the project is to provide legal aid services to indigent
residents of Kano State with legal education, advice and representation.
1. Improve citizens’ access to legal support by establishing a sustainable Public Defender’s Office (PDO) in Kano.
2. Develop incentives for lawyers to become public defenders or provide more regularized pro bono legal services for
3. Development of relationships with other justice sector actors in Kano State to promote mutual respect and professional cooperation.
4. Raise public awareness of the available services and resources of the Kano Public Defender’s Office.